[Foundation-l] Dream a little...

Alphax (Wikipedia email) alphasigmax at gmail.com
Tue Oct 17 02:03:34 UTC 2006

geni wrote:
> On 10/16/06, Erik Moeller <erik at wikimedia.org> wrote:
>> On 10/16/06, Birgitte SB <birgitte_sb at yahoo.com> wrote:
>>> I will not pretend to really understand this stuff.
>>> However Wikitex uses Lillypond and brion has marked
>>> Lillypond "wontfix"  because it is inherently unsafe.
>>> But if the Wikitex thing is really something different
>>> please forgive my confusion.
>> The current status, as I understand it, is that Peter Danenberg is
>> coming up with a new security model for WikiTeX. He has tentatively
>> stated that he wants to be done by December 1. Then the WMF tech team
>> can take another stab at reviewing it (and its components) for
>> integration.
>> As you know, I strongly believe we need this and other extension-based
>> functionality; we just need a general security model for it that makes
>> sense.
> While this might be useful on wikisource on en it would have the
> problem of making the code shown on the editing pages even more
> incomprehensible.

We manage to handle EasyTimelines in articles quite well - we put them
in templates. Why not do the same with WikiTex blocks?

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